Meaning and Origin of: Melia

Girl name origins & meanings

  • Greek : Industrious
  • Hawaiian : Nymph daughter of Oceanus

Family name origins & meanings

  • Southern Italian : habitational name from any of various places in Sicily and southern Italy named Melia, as for example in the provinces of Messina or Reggio Calabria.
  • Italian : possibly from a short form of the female personal name Amelia.
  • Irish : variant of Malley.
  • Dutch : from a derivative of the Latin personal name Amelius, Amilius (see Mehle).
  • Catalan (Melià) : from the Latin personal name Aemilianus.
  • Georgian : from a Georgian local name.